|Lake Merced Natural Area - Shaping San Francisco Talks|
The largest coastal lagoon between Point Reyes and Pescadero, Lake Merced is an incomparable natural resource for San Francisco. A controversial preserve has been proposed for East Lake and some intact habitats, to protect wildlife and threatened species. Dan Murphy GG Audubon Society, David Behar, SF Public Utilities Commission. A Nature in the City co-production (www.natureinthecity.org)
Keywords: Lake Merced; aquifer; golf courses; habitat; species; wildlife; birds; Audubon; southwest San Francisco
|Golf Courses, Parks, Natural Areas - Shaping San Francisco|
Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica (owned by the city of San Francisco) has become a point of sharp controversy, pitting golfers against endangered species. Meanwhile the city's budget is strained by the impossibility of maintaining a failing, moribund golf course while recreational needs go unmet, and threats of endangered species and habitat lawsuits further jeopardize the city's strained resources...
Keywords: Biodiversity; Nature in the City; golf courses; natural areas; parks; wild equity